Posts Tagged ‘Illustration’
Portfolio Reviews Brighton Sat 25th May
Portfolio Reviews Brighton Sat 25th May

Saturday 25th May – 30 Minute Reviews  £35.00 The Enquiry Desk will also be setting up office at Boxbird Gallery on 25th May – offering confidential portfolio reviews for illustrators (at all stages of their career) looking for constructive feedback and professional advice.  Each review lasts 30 minutes with The Enquiry Desk head advisors Josie Sullens and Zara Wood. […]

WOW – Illustrator Holly Wales
WOW - Illustrator Holly Wales

Life is short. The art is long. Don’t demand results of any kind too quickly. Holly Wales, 2013 Illustrator Studied: BA Graphic Design, Southampton Solent University, Southampton UK Holly Wales is an illustrator based in London, UK. Her work explores a variety of subject matter and is predominantly drawing-based. She works with multiple layers of […]

WOW – Illustrator and Potter Scott Garrett
WOW - Illustrator and Potter Scott Garrett

KEEP GOING. If you believe you can do it, you eventually will. Persistence is a key part of being an illustrator. Scott Garrett Illustrator and Potter Studied: Illustration BA at Kingston University Scott has worked non-stop as a freelance illustrator since he graduated 19 years ago, working with a wide variety of clients over this […]

WOW – Illustrator & Printmaker Lorna Scobie
WOW - Illustrator & Printmaker Lorna Scobie

It doesn’t have to take 60 million years to create a killer piece of work. Lorna Scobie Illustrator and Printmaker Studied: BA Illustration and Animation at Kingston In 2012 Lorna was selected by ‘It’s Nice That’ as one of the top twelve design graduates in the country, and has since been illustrating freelance for a […]

WOW – Illustrator Bjorn Lie
WOW - Illustrator Bjorn Lie

You’re probably doing this anyway, but it really is important to find the time to do your own work. Without deadlines, art direction, context or purpose.  Turn off your email. Work with your hands. Experiment with processes.  Don’t worry what anybody else thinks about it. It doesn’t matter. You don’t have to tweet about it. […]

Quickfire Q&A 2nd May 2013
Quickfire Q&A 2nd May 2013

The Enquiry Desk will be hosting a Quickfire Q&A session with artists and collaborators of a new exhibition entitled ThreeD.  The exhibition – part of Brighton Fringe Festival – showcases 3-dimensional work created by leading illustrators Graham Carter, Helen Musselwhite and Tom Frost. All three who have found success both as exhibiting artists and commercial illustrators. […]

WOW – Printmaker & Designer Jane Ormes
WOW - Printmaker & Designer Jane Ormes

Never keep glue in your handbag. Jane Ormes, 2013  Printmaker and Designer Studied: Surface Pattern Design at De Montfort University Jane has spent the last 26 years as a freelance designer. Her clients include Ikea, Marks and Spencer and ArtPress. She re-discovered screenprinting 7 years ago and hasn’t looked back since. She has exhibited in many galleries […]

WOW – illustrator Josh Cochran
WOW - illustrator Josh Cochran

Always better to over work it, do too many pieces, show up too early, rip your paper because you drew too many lines, then to do anything halfway. Josh Cochran, 2013  Illustrator Studied: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena California Josh Cochran grew up in Taiwan and the United States. He has worked for many […]

WOW – Artist & Illustrator Leif Low-beer Parsons
WOW - Artist & Illustrator Leif Low-beer Parsons

Just do it, choose something that seems interesting and fun and get on it… Once you get that down then follow up with: If there were no rules or compromises what is the very best possible thing I can make / do? (then go back to step one, etc…)  Leif Low-beer Parsons, 2013 Artist and […]

WOW – Studio Peskimo
WOW - Studio Peskimo

Create what you enjoy If you’re stuck for ideas, walk it out. Fresh air can do wonders, we go out for a walk around Bristol harbour and brainstorm as we go, it never fails! Jodie and David of Peskimo, 2013 Illustrators Peskimo is Jodie and David and they live in sunny Bristol in the south […]

WOW – Illustrator Anthony Atkinson
WOW - Illustrator Anthony Atkinson

A piece of advice that I wish someone had told me when I started? I guess it would have to be to not think too much about your work – just get on and do it! Even now I waste way too much time thinking – I could be so much more productive! Anthony Atkinson, […]

WOW – Illustrator & Graphic Designer Adrian Johnson
WOW -  Illustrator & Graphic Designer Adrian Johnson

Ideas never go out of fashion. Style does. Adrian Johnson, 2013 Illustrator and graphic designer  Studied : Kingston University, graduating in 1997  Illustrating for 16 years.  Over the years, Liverpool born Adrian Johnson has developed a unique and strongly identifiable body of work. His trademark economical, highly crafted, graphic work is constantly evolving, whilst always […]

WOW – Artist John Dilnot
WOW - Artist John Dilnot

If you are wondering how to do something, get on and do it and then wonder how you did it. I remembered being told this while I was at infants school. Soon after that I remember sliding down the steep playground on a patch of ice and banging my head on the flint wall at […]

WOW – Supermundane
WOW - Supermundane

Never underestimate the power of the obvious. Not what is expected, but the things people trample past to get to obscurity. Sometimes the best ideas are staring you in the face!  Supermundane (Rob Lowe) Artist, designer, illustrator, typographer and writer. Studied: HND Graphic Communication Cleveland College of Art Supermundane is Rob Lowe, born in the […]

WOW – Studio Owner Anders Arhoj
WOW - Studio Owner Anders Arhoj

It’s kind of self evident. But don’t read too many design blogs. They will give you bad self esteem. Go to a museum instead and take fresh inspiration from the abundance of history. That way you’re more likely to discover something original, and it will bring excitement into your work instead of looking over other […]

Portfolio Reviews in London on 20.10.2012
Portfolio Reviews in London on 20.10.2012

The Enquiry Desk will be back in London at Somerset House on Saturday 20th October to shed light on how to get your illustration portfolio ready to show clients and answer your queries on illustration as a career. Offering pre-bookable confidential review sessions for illustrators at all stages of their career, The Enquiry Desk’s advisors […]

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